NXNE 2013

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Photos: NXNE Day 5 – Nightmare Air, Lower

Photos by: Neil Van – The fifth and final day of NXNE brought us Los Angeles-based noise rock trio Nightmare Air, which consists of Dave Dupuis (ex- Film School), Swaan Miller, and Jimmy Lucido, and whose debut LP, High In The Lasers, was released in May, and Copenhagen punk band Lower, who are apart of Copenhagen’s budding underground … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 4 – Fucked Up, Iceage, White Lung, CATL, Single Mothers

Photos by Neil Van – Day 4 of NXNE brought us Toronto-based hardcore punk favourites and 2009 Polaris Music Prize winners Fucked Up, Danish four-piece punks Iceage, Vancouver punk quartet White Lung, Toronto-based blues duo CATL, and London, ON-based punks Single Mothers, who we covered earlier this month when they opened for American Nightmare, at The Horseshoe … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 3 – July Talk, Imaginary Cities, Big Black Delta, Dusted, Bear Mountain, AroarA

By: Lauren Garbutt (@LaurenGarbutt1) – The 3rd day of NXNE brought performances by Toronto-based indie rock quartet July Talk at MOD Club, Montreal-based rock duo AroarA at The Silver Dollar, synthpop artist Big Black Delta at The Garrison, along with a pair of in-store performances at Urban Outfitters by Toronto-based indie rock duo Dusted, whose … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 3 – The Luyas, Still Corners, Buke and Gase, Mikal Cronin

Photos by: Neil Van – On day 3 of NXNE, we covered The Luyas, who were nominated for the 2013 Polaris Music Prize long-list for their 2012 album, Animator, at Sneaky Dee’s, electronic pop duo Still Corners, whose second album, Strange Pleasures, was released on May 7th, via Sub Pop, and Brooklyn-based experimental indie rock duo Buke … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 3 – The National, Hayden, Sloan, CTZNSHP, The Superfriendz

Photos by: Bruce Emberley (@thefuzzy8) – On day 3 of NXNE, we caught the much talked about performances at Yonge and Dundas Square featuring Montreal-based fuzz-pop trio CTZNSHP, Toronto-based singer-songwriter Hayden, who performed at Arts & Crafts Field Trip Festival last weekend and The National, whose new album, Trouble Will Find Me, was released to critical acclaim. In addition, we also covered … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 2 – White Cowbell Oklahoma, Public Animal, The Dirty Nil, Stella Ella Ola

Photos by: Bruce Emberley (@thefuzzy8) – During the 2nd night of NXNE, legendary Canadian rock armada White Cowbell Oklahoma and the debut performance of Toronto/Ottawa based hard rock quartet Public Animal, who lifted their name from an Alice Cooper and features Canadian rocker Ian Blurton, all took place at Lee’s Palace, while Hamilton-based punk rockers The Dirty Nil and Toronto-based surf/garage/pop/country quartet Stella Ella Ola, … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 2 – Dan Deacon, Coeur de Pirate, Michael Rault, No Joy

Photos by: Neil Van – During the 2nd day of NXNE, we caught electronic mad-man Dan Deacon at The Horseshoe Tavern, Montreal-based francophone singer-songwriter Coeur de Pirate (English: pirate heart), and Toronto-based blues singer Michael Rault at The Great Hall and Montreal-based doom-pop shoegazers No Joy at Blk Box, who released their second album, Wait to … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 2 – DIANA, Braids, Blue Hawaii, Brendan Canning, Wordburglar

By: Lauren Garbutt (@LaurenGarbutt1) – During day 2 of NXNE, we saw budding Toronto-based “chillwave pop” quartet DIANA at The Horseshoe, Montreal-based electronic band Braids, who released their new 12″ single In Kind // Amends, last month, and Montreal-based electronic-pop duo Blue Hawaii at The Silver Dollar. Broken Social Scene’s Brendan Canning, who just performed with the aforementioned musical collective … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 1 – The Maladies of Adam Stokes, Samantha Martin and the Haggard

Photos by: Bruce Emberley (@thefuzzy8) – Toronto-based folk/rock sextet The Maladies of Adam Stokes, who released their debut LP ‘City of Trees’, in late 2012, performed at The Horseshoe Tavern last night as part of NXNE, while Toronto-based country/blues quartet Samantha Martin and the Haggard, who is a regular performer at The Dakota Tavern, performed at The Supermarket.   … Continue reading

Photos: NXNE Day 1 – Mozart’s Sister, Reuben and the Dark, Grounders

Photos by: Neil Van – Our first night of NXNE began with Montreal-based electro-pop artist Caila Thompson-Hannan (aka Mozart’s Sister), who we first saw back in August 2012 when she opened for Tune-Yards, Calgary based indie rock quartet Reuben and the Dark and Toronto-based indie rock quintet Grounders, who will also be performing at Toronto’s Harbourfront Centre on … Continue reading

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